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History Walk: Civil War Battle of Congaree Creek
Walk the beautiful trail around the historic earthworks on Congaree Creek and hear about the battle that led to the destruction of the city. #TimeforHistory #Historyatyourfeet
It’s 1865 and General William T. Sherman has just cut a swath of destruction across Georgia and now has eyes on South Carolina. As Sherman said, “I almost tremble for her (SC) fate, but feel that she deserves all that seems in store for her.” Forces will collide at the Battle of Congaree Creek. Learn about Sherman’s march to Columbia that culminated in the City’s destruction.
1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce, SC 29033